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Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel (born September 13, 1939 in Detroit, Michigan) is an American actor best known for his role as Jaws in the James Bond movies The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker. He is very tall: over 7 feet in height.

To be exact, Kiel is 7 ft and 1 3/4 inches (217.805 cm). He used to state that he was 7 ft and 2 inches, since it is easier to remember. Kiel noted this in his 2002 autobiography Making It Big in the Movies (ISBN 1903111315).

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Richard Kiel Facts

BirthdaySeptember 13, 1939 (84)
BirthplaceDetroit, Michigan, USA
Height7' 2" (2m18)  How tall is Richard Kiel compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Thief of Budapest
Pale Rider
The Undefeated
To Serve Man
Repo Man
Cannonball Run 2
The Spy Who Loved Me
Silver Streak
Lady In A Cage
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